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Gray Nation: The Very Real Economic Dangers of an Aging America Reuters

Gray Nation: The Very Real Economic Dangers of an Aging America

Two economists put forth a scary -- and scarily realistic -- vision, where the working population expands slower and slower, and jobless recoveries are the only recoveries we know

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The Secret Cost Baked Into the Price of Everything? It's People S_E/Shutterstock

Why Is Iced Coffee So Expensive?

Here are four reasons.

Chart of the Day: A Short History of 200 Years of Global Energy Use Reuters

Chart of the Day: A Short History of 200 Years of Global Energy Use

We've gone from the coal age to the oil age to the China age.

The Worst Part of Paul Ryan's Budget Reuters

The Worst Part of Paul Ryan's Budget

Paul Ryan's budget takes us back to 1950. That's not a metaphor. That's a statistic.

'Everything Is Automated': How Web Start-Ups Attack the Offline Economy PENGYOU91/Shutterstock

'Everything Is Automated': How Web Start-Ups Attack the Offline Economy

The founder of a new used-car app explains how a wave of startups are reacting to the big data revolution

How the Other Half Saves: Financial Planning on $2 a Day

How the Other Half Saves: Financial Planning on $2 a Day

American families forgot how to save in the 2000s. So how do families living on $2 a day put away enough money to pay for thousand-dollar weddings, funerals, and unforeseen tragedies?

10 Ways to Visualize How Americans Spend Money on Health Care takomabibelot/Flickr

10 Ways to Visualize How Americans Spend Money on Health Care

The top 5% of spenders account for almost half of all health care spending.

As Sweden Goes, So Goes the World: The Beginning of the End of Cash Reuters

As Sweden Goes, So Goes the World: The Beginning of the End of Cash

The Nordic technology leader could be pointing the way to a (nearly) cash-free economy.

Did Obama Resuscitate a Corrupt Banking System? Reuters

Did Obama Resuscitate a Corrupt Banking System?

The New York Times editors nail it today in a piece ridiculing the settlement between too-big-to-fail banks and states.

Why Are Criminals Stealing Tide Detergent and Using It for Money? Reuters

Why Are Criminals Stealing Tide Detergent and Using It for Money?

There's a new liquid asset in town. It's blue, it's viscous, and it's versatile: You can pour it in a machine with your clothes, or sell it for pot.

Ben Bernanke: Hero or Villain?

Financial journalist Roger Lowenstein, author of The Atlantic's cover story on Ben Bernanke, appeared on MSNBC's Daily Rundown to discuss public perception of the Federal Reserve chairman.

The Future of College: The Biggest Classes Are the Most Expensive Reuters

The Future of College: The Biggest Classes Are the Most Expensive

One of California's largest community colleges has a plan to deal with the age of austerity -- charging students more for the most in-demand courses

March Madness: May the Most Profitable Team Win Reuters

March Madness: May the Most Profitable Team Win

What if the most lucrative college basketball programs won every match this year? We found out.

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